PostMortem Extra: Sarkozy and Obama tell it like it is

Politics would be even more exciting if we were allowed to hear what politicians really say about each other all the time - though we may be better off not hearing what they say about us. At the G20

13th November, 2011
Sarkozy and Obama: Talking the talk. Photo: Getty

Politics would be even more exciting if we were allowed to hear what politicians really say about each other all the time - though we may be better off not hearing what they say about us.

At the G20 summit in Cannes, French president Nicolas Sarkozy was overheard saying to US president Barack Obama that he could not stand Israeli prime minister Binyamin Netanyahu any more, and that Netanyahu was a liar.

Obama responded by...

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